Cabinet of optical instruments, with scioptic ball

Made:
1756-1775 in England
maker:
Benjamin Martin

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Cabinet of optical instruments, with scioptic ball, drum microscope and screwbarrel solar tube, a telescope is missing, invented by Benjamin Martin, English, circa 1760

Details

Category:
Microscopy (Wellcome)
Object Number:
A645009
Materials:
body tube (drum), brass, screen, mahogany, screwbarrel, brass, stage (drum), brass and stand (drum), brass
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • projection equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope

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